The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 126 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 14 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 1.36% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 3
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £65,500 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Security Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 2032 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1558 1564
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) Security Architecture
3 13 (41.94%) Network Security
4 12 (38.71%) CISSP
4 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (32.26%) Network Design
5 10 (32.26%) CCNP
5 10 (32.26%) MPLS
6 9 (29.03%) Project Management
6 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
7 8 (25.81%) LTE
7 8 (25.81%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (25.81%) CCNA
7 8 (25.81%) HP
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) 3GPP
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) IPv6
7 8 (25.81%) Economics
7 8 (25.81%) SWOT Analysis
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
8 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) JNCIE
9 6 (19.35%) CCIE

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Network Security
3 10 (32.26%) MPLS
4 8 (25.81%) IPv6
4 8 (25.81%) 3GPP
4 8 (25.81%) LTE
4 8 (25.81%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 4 (12.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) WAAS
General
1 12 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Economics
2 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) CESG
4 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Security Architecture
2 10 (32.26%) Network Design
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
4 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
4 8 (25.81%) SWOT Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
6 4 (12.90%) SABSA
6 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
7 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (38.71%) CISSP
3 10 (32.26%) CCNP
4 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.81%) CCNA
5 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) JNCIE
6 6 (19.35%) CCDP
6 6 (19.35%) CCIE
7 4 (12.90%) CCSP
7 4 (12.90%) SSCP
7 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) JNCIA
7 4 (12.90%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (12.90%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) ISSAP
8 1 (3.23%) PCI QSA
8 1 (3.23%) CISA
8 1 (3.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) COBIT
2 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.81%) HP
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) Intel
2 4 (12.90%) Juniper
2 4 (12.90%) CA
2 4 (12.90%) McAfee